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Waiter NPC Outfit Fix

by Jawusa Posted 9th Oct 2017 at 8:30 PM - Updated 14th Oct 2017 at 1:52 PM by Jawusa
13 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 10 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Hi everyone!

Maybe you've already noticed that the waiter NPC outfit from Nightlife comes with a borked mesh file. The "fit" shape is alright, but the "fat" shape of that waiter outfit looks weird...
I've noticed this when I downloaded Nysha's Townie Body Diversity, went to a restaurant with my sims and a fat waiter spawned.

Anyway, it's fixed now.
No weird-looking waiters anymore!

Install Instructions:
Extract the file and put it into the Downloads folder as usual.

Polygon Counts:
Same as EA..
I only edited the morphs (fat morph) of the mesh file but did not change the mesh on its own.

Additional Credits:
The makers of SimPE and MilkShape
CmarNYC for her Meshing Toolkit

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Clothing Type: Everyday
Clothing Style: No Style
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Default Replacement Maxis Fixed
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
NL_Waiter_Waitress_Outfit_Fix.rar 271.2 KB 2,168 9th Oct 2017
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\


4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins

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13 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 10 Thanks Posts
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Mad Poster
#2 Old 9th Oct 2017 at 8:42 PM
Holy crap, that looks crazy. Thanks for the fix!
#3 Old 9th Oct 2017 at 8:45 PM
Awesome. I have a former waiter who's recently moved in with his boyfriend and has yet to get around to buying a new less waiter-ish outfit. He's actually pretty active, but just in case he does go and get himself fat somehow, this mod will be much appreciated!
Field Researcher
#4 Old 9th Oct 2017 at 8:54 PM
Oh wow, can't believe they messed it up so bad. Thanks!
#5 Old 9th Oct 2017 at 8:56 PM
I didn't know we had waiters, mine have always been females. Thank you for this, maybe they were too afraid of the outfit. (:
The Great AntiJen
retired moderator THANKS POST
#6 Old 9th Oct 2017 at 10:17 PM
I looked at those pictures and went 'Wah!!' - thank you
#7 Old 10th Oct 2017 at 2:00 AM
Wow! Thanks so much! I just got that mod so this is def needed!
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 10th Oct 2017 at 9:33 PM
I had no idea there were maxis meshes with exploding fat morphs! Of course, they didn't give NPCs the ability to get fat anyway, so no wonder I hadn't realised in all these years!

I will definitely be getting the fix, thank you!
Turquoise Dragon
staff: senior moderator THANKS POST
#9 Old 11th Oct 2017 at 6:23 AM
Thanks so much! that is just crazy!
No wonder they didn't let us have fat townies!
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 13th Oct 2017 at 1:33 AM
I never realized that this could happen. Thanks
#11 Old 13th Oct 2017 at 7:18 PM
Thank you for fixing this and sharing it with us. I remember the first time this happened in my game - it was about 7 years ago when I first began using the Maintenance Free Dishwasher with NPC on a community lot. This particular NPC loved to eat, he was very fond of cake and eventually he gained weight. His uniform shredded - it scared the crap out of me, I thought my game was borked.
Mad Poster
#12 Old 7th Nov 2017 at 12:32 AM
I thought I had broken something (again!) but asked about it anyway. Someone told me the townie-fitness mod would cause this problem and linked to you...what a relief.

Forum Resident
#13 Old 15th Dec 2017 at 10:43 AM
thank you for spotting this, but especially thank you for fixing it!
Field Researcher
#14 Old 28th Aug 2018 at 2:29 AM
That is a level of borked I have never seen wow. Thanks for the fix!